Archive for the ‘Strange News’ Category

Cat Miraculously Escapes Hotel Fire in Canada (Video)

Cat Miraculously Escapes Hotel Fire in Canada (Video)

A cat escapes from burning, collapsing building of the historic Towers Hotel in Dauphin, Manitoba, that caught fire last Thursday.

Oregon Man Gets Bitten by a Rabid Bat While Playing Guitar in a Forest (Video)

Oregon Man Gets Bitten by a Rabid Bat While Playing Guitar in a Forest (Video)

A rabid bat attacked Darrick Skou from Gresham, Oregon, while he was camping at Pinhead Creek in Clackamas County. Skou was playing guitar, jamming with friends at the campsite, when the bat suddenly bit him under his neck. His friends shot the bat with a BB gun and took it in for testing. It was positive for rabies and Skou now has to get multiple shots to prevent him from getting the deadly disease. The rabid bat’s attack was caught on camera:

Bear Saves Crow from Drowning in Zoo Pond (Video)

Bear Saves Crow from Drowning in Zoo Pond (Video)

A bear came to a crow’s rescue at the Budapest Zoo in Hungary and it was all caught on camera. Instead of eating the bird that got stuck in water inside his enclosure, the bear gently picked the crow up and dropped it just outside the pond. Amazing!

Giraffe Escapes from Circus in Mexico (Video)

Giraffe Escapes from Circus in Mexico (Video)

Bingo the Giraffe was filmed escaping its pen at Barley Circus in San Nicolas de los Garza, near Monterrey, Mexico, on Saturday. Its freedom was short-lived as it was soon recaptured and returned to the pen. The giraffe escape was caught on camera by Adriana Arreola and started going viral after she shared the footage on Facebook:

Sky News Reporter Adam Boulton Swallows a Fly on Air (Video)

Sky News Reporter Adam Boulton Swallows a Fly on Air (Video)

Sky News political editor Adam Boulton ended up swallowing a fly while reporting from Downing Street on British Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle. He took it like a pro:

Plane Almost Lands on a Whale in Alaska (Video)

Plane Almost Lands on a Whale in Alaska (Video)

A seaplane almost hit a whale while landing on water in Angoon, Alaska, on July 10. Luckily, the pilot managed to pull the plane up just in time to avoid a collision with the surfacing whale. Thomas Hamm caught the close call on camera.

World’s Largest Underground Trampoline (Video)

World’s Largest Underground Trampoline (Video)

The world’s largest underground trampoline has been unveiled in a cave in North Wales. It’s expected to be a popular attraction, but it’s definitely not for the faint hearted. Watch the BBC News report:

GoPro: Texas Man Films Wife Giving Birth outside Hospital after Crazy Ride (Video)

GoPro: Texas Man Films Wife Giving Birth outside Hospital after Crazy Ride (Video)

Troy and Kristin Dickerson were racing from Rosenberg to Texas Children’s Hospital, in Houston, for the birth of their third child. But, they didn’t quite make it there in time. Their baby boy, Truett, was born outside the hospital’s valet entrance. Dad managed to film the crazy ride to the hospital and the birth with a GoPro camera strapped to his head:

Wild Boar Attacks Japanese TV Cameraman and Crew (Video)

Wild Boar Attacks Japanese TV Cameraman and Crew (Video)

A wild boar was filmed attacking a cameraman in Kobe, Japan, while his TV crew was covering a story about the animal’s attack on a teenage schoolgirl and an 83-year-old man in the area. Local media reports the 30-year-old TV Asahi cameraman was…

Florida Motorcyclist Walks Away Uninjured after Crashing into Car (Video)

Florida Motorcyclist Walks Away Uninjured after Crashing into Car (Video)

A 22-year-old man riding a motorcycle went flying after slamming into a car at a Clearwater, Florida intersection. Amazingly, the motorcyclist walked away unharmed after doing a couple of flips (even cartwheels) through the air. The accident happened last month, but the video was just released by Clearwater Police Department: